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?Colleges to get more facilities?

CHIEF MINISTER Shivraj Singh Chouhan said the colleges would be equipped with more facilities to improve the quality of higher education.

india Updated: Jan 03, 2006 14:07 IST

CHIEF MINISTER Shivraj Singh Chouhan said the colleges would be equipped with more facilities to improve the quality of higher education.

Adequate funds would be provided for this. Shivraj Singh was addressing the concluding ceremony of the nine-day Karnamanika Utsava and prize distribution ceremony at MLB Girls College here today.

The CM said higher educational institutions should also impart values to students and instill a sense of patriotism in them apart from imparting knowledge. He said the purpose of education is not merely to earn livelihood. He said the narrow outlook is not in the interest of the nation.

After education, persons should be sensitive to fundamental duties. The Chief Minister gave away prizes to meritorious
students.

He gave assurance to take steps for upgrading of laboratory, canteen and community hall. Minister of State for Higher Education Tukoji Rao Panwar said all steps would be taken to improve the standard of higher education and all measures would be taken to ensure benefits of specialised courses to the students. MLA Uma Shankar Gupta also spoke.

College Principal Dr Pushpa Tyagi gave a welcome speech and threw light on the academic activities. President of Public Participation Committee of the college Hemlata Kothari was also present.

Chouhan gave away Dr Shankar Dayal Sharma Gold Medal to Maya Pawar, CM’s Gold Medal to Vandana Dubey, Javitri Verma, Fehrnida Bano, Shadaq Jehan, Ashirda Siddiqui, Nishad Anjum, Priti Patel, Jaishri Soni, Fahida Qureshi, Shauqat, Rehana Anjun, Anuja Mohan, Sanat Kausar, Yogita Chaurasia, Ritu Rajput, Sandhya Gaur, Shilpi Raghuvanshi, Hashia Khan, Swati Shrivastaa, Mani Bhargava, Shuchi Upadhyay, Priyanka Shrivastava, Neha Chaudhari.

First Published: Jan 03, 2006 14:07 IST